The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 151 159 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.66% 15.73% 9.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.48% 17.21% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 101 50
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
775 924 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.64% 91.39% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 445 376
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 26
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.14% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 118 (38.19%) .NET
2 115 (37.22%) C#
3 108 (34.95%) JavaScript
4 91 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (29.13%) HTML
6 81 (26.21%) CSS
7 75 (24.27%) SQL Server
8 67 (21.68%) SQL
8 67 (21.68%) MVC
9 64 (20.71%) ASP.NET
10 63 (20.39%) Microsoft
11 54 (17.48%) HTML5
12 50 (16.18%) Java
13 48 (15.53%) jQuery
14 46 (14.89%) Windows
15 44 (14.24%) XML
16 43 (13.92%) Web Services
17 38 (12.30%) .NET Framework
18 37 (11.97%) Web Development
19 36 (11.65%) SharePoint
20 33 (10.68%) CSS3
21 32 (10.36%) Security Cleared
22 31 (10.03%) T-SQL
22 31 (10.03%) Visual Studio
23 30 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
24 28 (9.06%) MS Excel
25 27 (8.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 26 (8.41%) Scrum
26 26 (8.41%) Linux
27 25 (8.09%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (11.65%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.77%) SharePoint Server
3 19 (6.15%) CMS
4 8 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.94%) Node.js
6 6 (1.94%) IIS
7 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.97%) Liferay
8 3 (0.97%) WordPress
8 3 (0.97%) Drupal
8 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.65%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.65%) Apache
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.83%) MS Office
3 4 (1.29%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.29%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.32%) DOC1
5 1 (0.32%) Simulink
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.97%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.59%) PaaS
3 3 (0.97%) SaaS
4 2 (0.65%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) Force.com
5 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.21%) LDAP
2 7 (2.27%) Internet
3 6 (1.94%) IPv4
3 6 (1.94%) IPv6
4 5 (1.62%) HTTP
4 5 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.97%) FTP
5 3 (0.97%) DNS
6 2 (0.65%) GPRS
6 2 (0.65%) SMTP
6 2 (0.65%) SSH
7 1 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (24.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (6.15%) QlikView
5 18 (5.83%) MySQL
6 17 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (5.50%) OLAP
7 14 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.53%) DTS
8 11 (3.56%) IDOL
9 10 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.29%) Star Schema
12 4 (1.29%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.97%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.65%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (10.03%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.50%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (3.88%) GDB
5 9 (2.91%) Subversion
6 8 (2.59%) Selenium
6 8 (2.59%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.27%) Grunt
7 7 (2.27%) MSTest
8 4 (1.29%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.29%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.29%) Toad
8 4 (1.29%) Maven
8 4 (1.29%) NUnit
9 3 (0.97%) JBehave
9 3 (0.97%) JIRA
9 3 (0.97%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.65%) JUnit
11 1 (0.32%) Ant
11 1 (0.32%) PVCS
General
1 18 (5.83%) Finance
2 11 (3.56%) Publishing
3 8 (2.59%) Marketing
4 3 (0.97%) Advertising
5 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.65%) Games
5 2 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.32%) Back Office
6 1 (0.32%) Law
6 1 (0.32%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (38.19%) .NET
2 90 (29.13%) HTML
3 81 (26.21%) CSS
4 64 (20.71%) ASP.NET
5 54 (17.48%) HTML5
6 48 (15.53%) jQuery
7 44 (14.24%) XML
8 43 (13.92%) Web Services
9 38 (12.30%) .NET Framework
10 33 (10.68%) CSS3
11 27 (8.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 23 (7.44%) Spring
13 22 (7.12%) WCF
14 20 (6.47%) Ajax
14 20 (6.47%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (5.83%) AngularJS
15 18 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (5.50%) Sass
16 17 (5.50%) JSON
16 17 (5.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.50%) Open Source
2 12 (3.88%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (3.24%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.24%) User Experience
4 7 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.62%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.62%) Physics
5 5 (1.62%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.29%) Graphic Design
6 4 (1.29%) GIS
7 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.97%) Wiki
8 2 (0.65%) Social Media
8 2 (0.65%) iPhone
8 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.32%) IPTV
9 1 (0.32%) SCORM
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.89%) Windows
2 26 (8.41%) Linux
3 21 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (6.15%) UNIX
5 8 (2.59%) Android
6 6 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.62%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.97%) Debian
8 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) SUSE
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
9 1 (0.32%) Solaris
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.32%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (21.68%) MVC
3 37 (11.97%) Web Development
4 26 (8.41%) Scrum
5 25 (8.09%) OO
5 25 (8.09%) TDD
6 23 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (7.12%) Unit Testing
8 20 (6.47%) Workflow
9 19 (6.15%) BDD
10 16 (5.18%) ETL
11 14 (4.53%) CRM
11 14 (4.53%) Software Engineering
12 13 (4.21%) Document Management
12 13 (4.21%) E-Commerce
12 13 (4.21%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.21%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (3.56%) Kanban
14 10 (3.24%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 115 (37.22%) C#
2 108 (34.95%) JavaScript
3 67 (21.68%) SQL
4 50 (16.18%) Java
5 31 (10.03%) T-SQL
6 20 (6.47%) PHP
7 17 (5.50%) C++
8 16 (5.18%) C
9 8 (2.59%) Python
10 7 (2.27%) Embedded C
11 6 (1.94%) VC++
12 4 (1.29%) Fortran
12 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.29%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.97%) Perl
13 3 (0.97%) Scala
13 3 (0.97%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.21%) Degree
4 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) CIMA
5 1 (0.32%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.56%) SLA
2 4 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 63 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.80%) Oracle
3 12 (3.88%) Cisco
4 11 (3.56%) Meridio
5 8 (2.59%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.94%) Sencha
6 6 (1.94%) Zend
6 6 (1.94%) Informatica
6 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.62%) Twitter
8 4 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.29%) Omniture
8 4 (1.29%) Alterian
9 3 (0.97%) Yahoo!
9 3 (0.97%) Google
9 3 (0.97%) Open Text
9 3 (0.97%) Thunderhead
9 3 (0.97%) SAP
9 3 (0.97%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.97%) IBM
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